Japan quake ‘heard at edge of space’
The great Tohoku earthquake in Japan two years ago was so big its effects were even felt at the edge of space. Scientists say the Magnitude 9.0 tremor on 11 March 2011 sent a ripple of sound through the atmosphere that was picked up by the Goce sate [...]
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Steampunk a “Trend”
We like to think of the Victorian era as majestic, beautiful, artistic but not only that, but also old and outdated. This thought process of ours is quite accurate since the Victorian age did comprise of immense beauty and artistry, from gorgeous art [...]
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Pres. Obama to Nominate Republican To Direct FBI
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Exclusive: Hacker took over BBC server, tried to ‘sell’ access on Christmas Day
BOSTON (Reuters) - A hacker secretly took over a computer server at the BBC, Britain's public broadcaster, and then launched a Christmas Day campaign to convince other cyber criminals to pay him for access [...]
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Supreme Court Upholds Invasion of Privacy
Monday a supreme court in the United States upheld the cheek swabbing of arrested or jailed individuals in order to obtain DNA samples. The decision was a complete division for the justices that came to the decision. From Boston.Com: ‘‘Make n [...]
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U.S. cracks open skies to testing, use of aerial drones
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. government took a step on Monday toward opening the skies to aerial drones, authorizing six sites where unmanned aircraft can be tested for a variety of uses. [...]
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Google Spiritually Bans Facial Recognition
Google has told developers of the Google Glass that they will not allow facial recognition programs to be distributed on its network. This is only a suggestion, however. Side-loading applications on the platform (that is installing applications witho [...]
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America’s first house of Hemp
America's first house made primarily of hemp has been built. Using a product known as Hemcrete – a mix of industrial hemp, lime and water – a team of 40 volunteers, sub-contractors and designers have recently completed construction of a hemp hous [...]
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Stockholm Riots Continue
After the fatal shooting of a man in Stockholm, Sweden, riots broke out and have continued since the 13 May shooting. Seven people were detained briefly and only one was arrested on suspicion of arson. At least one car and one building have been set [...]
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Tamerlan Tsarnaev escorted alive from shootout – VIDEO
This video shows Tamerlan Tsarnaev escorted, walking, alive from the shootout on 66 Laurel St. in Boston, MA. Police reports and other news stories directly conflict with this story. [...]
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Weight Gain in Babies Linked to IQ
University of Adelaide Public Health researchers conducted a study recently on more than 13,000 full term babies. The researchers say that they have linked weight gain in the first four weeks after birth with IQ scores later in life. They say that th [...]
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